SPL Striker Goes On Loan, Headbutts Manager, Punches Assistant

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Written By Chris Azzopardi

Scottish footballer Leigh Griffiths spent most of this season on loan to SPL side Hibernian from Wolverhampton Wanderers. Unfortunately, Hibernian are second-last, and despite his contribution to their cause this season (second on the team with 7 goals, leads the team with 5 assists), Griffiths was singled out for criticism by manager Pat Fenlon and assistant Billy Brown. He responded to this the way any reasonable Scotsman would: with violence.

According to The Daily Mail:

Sportsmail understands several Hibs players had to be pulled apart earlier in the day before being addressed by Fenlon.

When Fenlon’s attention turned to Griffiths, the player snapped and butted the Irishman, knocking his glasses off.

After the ugly altercation, the Scotland Under 21 star marched off in the direction of the changing rooms hotly pursued by Fenlon’s assistant Brown. Griffiths is then said to have landed a punch on Brown which knocked over the former Hearts No 2.

This kind of publicity is exactly what the SPL needs right now, as one of its giants is broke and the other is seriously considering the third tier of English football.

Full Story: Daily Mail

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